Schools

Students hold pancake feed to help classmate

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Sidney Scott wasn’t sure how many pancakes had been sold by mid-morning Friday during a fundraiser for a fellow student at Garden City High School, but it was a lot. “Oh my gosh! So many, I can’t even count them,” said Scott, a […]

Deerfield students experience ‘TED Talks’

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Deerfield High School hosted its own TEDx conference on Wednesday, bringing in a half-dozen speakers to talk about a range of subjects mixed with students’ own presentations. “I love TED Talks, and the English teacher in me was like, ‘Oh, I should do […]

GCHS junior named state FCCLA officer

Kathryn Chandler, Garden City High School junior, was elected the 2018-2019 Kansas State Vice President of Public Relations for Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) during the state office elections that were held Feb. 26 in Hesston. She will represent the state at the National Conference this June in […]

GCHS Senior to perform at Sydney Opera House

Colten May, a senior at Garden City High School, has been accepted to perform at the Sydney Opera House with an honor band through Honor Performance Series from July 18-23 in Sydney, Australia. The High School Honors Performance Series at Sydney Opera House builds upon the heritage of the Carnegie […]

Schools, college offer Valentine entertainment

Garden City Public Schools and Garden City Community College have a variety of Valentine’s Day entertainment in store coming up. Edith Scheuerman Tigerrific Sign Choir to provide singing/signing valentines The Edith Scheuerman Elementary School Tigerrific Sign Choir will provide a singing/signing valentine to a friend, parents, grandparents, or anyone you […]

GCHS drama, band and orchestra excel

GCHS drama department wins awards at conference Members of the Garden City High School International Thespian Society Troupe #2846 attended the Kansas State Thespian Conference Jan. 3-5 at Century II in Wichita. Students competed in individual events, auditioned for colleges, and applied for Gold Troupe Status. The GCHS troupe received […]

School participating in ‘Great Kindness Challenge’

This week, Florence Wilson Elementary School is participating in the nationwide Great Kindness Challenge, a positive, proactive bullying prevention initiative, reaching millions of students during the last full week of January every year. The school will be working to perform as many acts of kindness as possible during the week.  […]

GCHS Hospitality program named elite

The Garden City High School culinary arts program has been named to the 2017-18 Elite 50 from the National Center for Hospitality Studies at Sullivan University, Louisville, Ken. The Elite 50 is an exclusive group of high schools and career and technical schools from across the country. This is the […]

County commission recognizes HHS football

The Finney County Commission on Monday recognized the accomplishments of the 2017 Holcomb High School football team in winning the Class 4A Division II Kansas State Football Championship. The commission adopted a resolution highlighting the team’s 12-1 record and 40-20 win over Frontenac High School in the state championship game […]

Crystal Apple teachers honored

Three teachers from Garden City Public Schools were named 2017 Crystal Apple Teachers of Finney County on Thursday during a banquet at the Clarion Inn in Garden City. The three teachers who won the highly honored distinction include: Julia Morales, Buffalo Jones Elementary School;  Dru Saddler, Garden City High School; […]